Sizzling Summer 2011 Preview

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Summer Events Around The Town

June 18th – Milwaukee Chapter – NAACP meeting

Saturday, June 18, 2011 at 2745 N. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. Time: 11AM. 562-1000

June 18th Prison Action Milwaukee a 501C (3) advocacy organization for prisoners and ex-prisoners will be holding their monthly meeting. Please attend if you believe in prisoner’s rights or/ and if you have a family member or friend who is incarcerated. Saturday, June 18, 2011

Where: Wisconsin Community Service 3732 w. Wisconsin Ave. (Park in rear): 10AM-12PMContact: Charles 414-431-0231 or 414-736-5506

June 18th – COA Youth and Family Centers and MPS will be hosting a summit to discuss Family Empowerment. When: June 18, 2011 COA Golden Center 2320 W. Burleigh St.10AM-2PM Event is Free to the public.

June 18 –Shallow Tabernacle United Holy Church of America

The King of the evening

June 19th – Are You or Do you know someone who is? Register for this Saturday’s class. 501©3 instruction class begins at 9Am & 1PM. For info go to www.twbcc.com

JUNE 18-JULY 21 Play in the Park

MITCHELL PARK

524 S Layton Blvd, Milwaukee MONDAYS, 6-7:30 p.m. June 6, 20, 27 & July 11, 18

JACKSON PARK

3500 W Forest Home Ave, Milwaukee TUESDAYS, 6-7:30 p.m. June, 21, 28 AND July 12, 19

HUMBOLDT PARK

3000 S Howell Ave, Milwaukee 6-7:30 p.m. June 22, 29 AND July 13, 20

SHERIDAN PARK

4800 S Lake Dr, Cudahy 6-7:30 p.m. June 23, 30 AND July 14, 21

June 19th- 40th Annual Juneteenth Day Celebration. This event celebrates the end of slavery. Parade will start at 10AM from Green Bay Avenue School and proceed down MLK Dr. to Burleigh. Vendors and Information booths will be set up on MLK drive. For more information call Northcott Neighborhood House 372-3770.

June 19th – The 29th Annual Father’s Day Picnic will be held at Sherman Park (Chambers St. and Sherman Blvd) from 11AM-6PM. Free food, demonstrations and entertainment.

June 20th –Holton Youth and Family Center Summer Camp, 510 East Burleigh Hip Hop/Cheer Praise: Learn the fast, tight, precise movements of hip hop with the partner stunting from cheerleading, , Transportation to North Div. Safe Place sports summer camp, is looking for youth ages 10 – 18 who want something to do this summer. Come and be a part of FREE and exciting activities taking place that include Arts, Sports and Fitness, Education, Health & Life Skills and Character & Leadership Building.

Free Lunch and Dinner provided.

June 20-August 12- Heartlove Place

3229 N. Martin Luther King Drive Hip Hop/Cheer Praise: Learn the fast, tight, precise movements of hip hop with the partner stunting from cheerleading. This is an exciting way to praise our God! Modern Dance: A combination of modern & jazz movements.1:00pm-2:00pm) Ages 7-12

June 26- Church Woman United Scholarship Fundraiser Concert

Greater Galilee Baptist Church , Rev. James C. White Pastor,2432 N Teutonia Avenue, 4:00pm. Featuring Soprano Carol Haywood, Daughter of Zion Ensemble and Praise Dancers Candice Gilford & Matthew Riseling with Accompanist Dr. Wallice Cheatam & Mrs. Erica Johnson $10:00

June 27- August 11– Be The Change

Students who were in high school for 2010-2011 will be identified to participate in the literacy, leadership and life-skills instruction weekly at the Washington High School and Benson High School campuses. When the summer pilot finishes, successful participants will receive ongoing support and mentoring from trained participants placed in the schools. The Running Rebels Violence Free Zone initiative is providing the outreach to help ensure that academic performance, appropriate attendance numbers and behavioral outcomes are being met by the students. Contact Alderman Ashanti Hamilton 286-2221

June 28– at 6:00 p.m., Church Women United Supper Meeting at Calvary Baptist Church, 2959 N. Teutonia Ave., Milwaukee, WI. The speaker will be Virginia Schrag, Exec. Dir. of The Gathering. Please reserve by calling Calvary Baptist Church at 414-372-1450. $4.00

June 28- July 8 — COA Summer Camp Helen Brachman Also July 11-21, July 25-August 4 August 18 – 2111 Small cabin and 3 days at campsite. Lots of fun with campfires, waterfronts. Learn things about the outdoors and make new friends. , For more info call263-8383

June 29– Summerfest

July 3rd– US Bank Fireworks Henry Meir Festival Park the World’s largest Music Festival 44th Anniversary

July 9 — 10 Chicago Folk & Roots Festival

Lincoln and Montrose Ave. Hear live music from a mix of international guests and local talent throughout the park. Includes dance lessons, arts and crafts, kids entertainment, food and beer ven

July 10– African World Festival White Part

Steppin’ Event & Fundraiser Discovery World

dors and more.

(773) 728-6000 | www.oldtownschool.org/festival

July 15– Youth Talent Competition Garfield Avenue School

2215 N 4th Street from noon until 5:00 pm. All youth between the ages of 11 and 17 years old can compete.

July 15– One Accord Tommy Reid Scholarship Golf Fund

July 16, 2011 Garfield Days

Garfield Avenue between 7th Street and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive Noon until 8PM Street festivals This year’s festival will feature a very special tribute to Milwaukee’s own Duchie Rogers and his many contributions to the Milwaukee music community. Five stages featuring over 20 different bands, 150 vendors over 20,000 visit the festival and other styles of entertainment.

July 18– Washington Park 1859 N. 40th Street

1p.m. to 4:00p.m. Learn to fish, learn about reptiles, amphibians, keeping our water clean. C.Y.D. Fishing & Wildlife Clinics

E.B. Gardner Fishing Clinic & Milwaukee Urban Ecology Clinic

July 25–Negro League Tribute Milwaukee Bears

A Historic opportunity to enjoy a great family game-day baseball experience at Miller Park, between the Milwaukee Brewers and the Atlanta Braves on 6:05 pm, In tribute to one of the greatest baseball traditions ever established in sports, the two teams will honor the legendary Negro Leagues and its players by wearing vintage uniforms from the Milwaukee Bears and Atlanta Black Crackers Negro Leagues teams.

JULY 25-AUGUST 25– Play In the Park

HOYT PARK 1800 Swan Blvd, Wauwatosa, 6-7 :30 p.m.

July 25 & August 1, 8, 15, 22

McGOVERN PARK

5400 N 51 Blvd, Milwaukee TUESDAYS, 6-7:30 p.m. July 26 AND August 2, 9, 16, 23

GORDON PARK

2828 N Humboldt Blvd, Milwaukee, 6-7:30 p.m. July 27 AND August 3, 10, 17, 24

WASHINGTON PARK

1859 N 40 St, Milwaukee THURSDAYS, 6-7:30 p.m.

July 28 AND August 4, 11, 18, 25

July 21– Car Seat and Booster Safety Check

2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, Bell Ambulance1647 N. Fourth St., Milwaukee

In partnership with Safe Kids Wisconsin, led by Children’s Health Education Center. Free. Appointments required. Call (414) 263-8397.

July 23rd– Miracle League of Milwaukee

July 23– Open house for participants, volunteers and families

Games will be held at 6 pm on Tuesdays and at 9 am on Saturdays

Summer Session – July 26, 2011 – August 20, 2011

July 23-24– Afro Fest Center Stage will be Comedians T-Dot and D-Rock along with a lineup of new talent such as The Jazzy Jewels and Kick (the backup band for the late and great singer Duchie Rogers). Youth Performers will be conducted by Danceworks, Children of Kassumai dry good and food vendors.

July 30– Reaching Beyond the Walls

Washington Park Band Shell

9:00am-2:00pm

July 30– Ghana Fest

5600 S. Payne Dr. Billed as the largest Ghanaian cultural exposition in North America, the celebration showcases traditional attire and features traditional music, dance, arts, crafts and food vendors. (773) 905-8096 | www.ghananationalcouncil.org

August 1-19– New Life

3410 W. Silver Spring

Modern Dance: A combination of modern & jazz movements.

Beginning Ballet: Students will learn basic ballet technique, which will give you the fundamental skills that will help you with any type of dance.

August 1-11– State Fair Park

Potawatomi Stage August 4,2011 State Fair Park, MC Hammer, Ton Loc and Young MC

August 6– 15th Annual Back to School Festival

Martin Luther king Center1531 w Vliet

August 6– African World Festivals

Henry Meier Festival Park

August 8– 1p.m. to 4:00p.m.

Location: Washington Park 1859 N. 40th Street

Description: Learn to fish, learn about reptiles, amphibians, keeping our water clean. 1st Annual Louie M. Adams Back to School “Block Party”

Aug. 10– Car Seat and Booster Safety Check

4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Franklin Fire Department, Station 18901 W. Drexel Ave., Franklin In partnership with Safe Kids Wisconsin, led by Children’s Health Education Center. Free Appointments required. Call (414) 765-9355.

August 12-19 Children’s Hospital Child Health Week and Backpack Giveaway

August 12 10 to 3 at South Division

August 16 from 10 to 2 at Northside YMCA

August 17 from 10 to 2 at John C Cudahy YMCA

August 18 from 10 to 2 at Pick N Save – 18th and National

August 19 from 10 to 3 at North Division

August 20 Garfield 502 Customer Appreciation Day

Garfield 502 Free Food & Entertainment

August 20– Back to School Event

Are you in need of school supplies? Parklawn will be having a back-to-school event.(Inside Parklawn YMCA)

All programs are FREE. Call (414) 444-5760 and press option 1 to register and learn more about the programs and services offered. Children’s Service Society of Wisconsin Parklawn Family Resource Center

2011 Summer Programs. 4340 N 46th St., Milwaukee WI 53216

August 27–10a.m. – 4:00p.m.

Location: 2nd Street between Center & Clarke

Description: Join in the fun, food, entertainment, Saturday, August 20. Call (414) 444-5760 for details and to register.

Free school supplies, free haircuts and more at the first annual Omega Psi Phi Fraternity block party with community partners: Career Youth Development, Calvary Baptist Church & All Peoples Church.

Sept 2 — 4– 25th Anniversary Chicago Jazz Festival

Grant Park, Jackson Blvd. & Columbus Dr. This weekend will be filled with prestigious jazz groups from

the local confines of Chicago to the international level.

September 5– Labor Fest

Weekly this Summer Only Programs

Summer Meals at Parklawn

Parklawn will be offering summer meals daily to all children ages 18 and younger starting June 13, 2011. Schedule as follows:

Lunch – Noon to 1:30 p.m.

Snack – 3 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Dinner – 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Early Learning

Play and Learn – Parklawn Family Resource Center

Tuesdays Noon to 2 p.m. and Thursdays 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Parents and other caregivers are a child’s first and most important teachers. Take this opportunity to meet other parents with young children and participate in early learning activities that enhance your child’s development and promote school readiness. Summer field trips included. Call (414) 444-5760 for more information.

Play and Learn – YMCA Northside, 1350 W. North Ave., Milwaukee

Tuesdays 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Parents and other caregivers are a child’s first and most important teachers. Take this opportunity to meet other parents with young children and participate in early learning activities that enhance your child’s development and promote school readiness. Summer field trips included. Call (414) 444-5760 for more information.

Developmental Screenings

Developmental Screenings are held at the Family Resource Center and YMCA Northside for children 4 months to age 5 years old using ASQ and ASQ: SE assessment tools during Play and Learn and by appointment. Call (414) 444-5760 for more information and to schedule an appointment.


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